Så er der også godt nyt til alle gamere fra det svenske broderfolk. Nu er det nye studie Strange Quest på ret jkurs efetr at have fået kapital til at arbejde videre med deres første spil. Vi har pressemeddelelsen her:
Strange Quests CEO and co-founder Adam Schaub has extensive experience from BBC, Yahoo!, Stardoll and Bonnier and most recently well-known game developer KING where he held the position as Vice President Creative Production. Strange Quest’s two other co-founders, Andreas Jirenius and Mille Trygg-Wiberg, also most recently from KING, both have solid backgrounds from the games and publishing industry.
”Strange Quest aims to innovate and break new ground in the mobile games market. We are convinced that there is an enormous future potential for synchronous multiplayer games on mobile and by creating frictionless products and combining them with innovative marketing strategies we intend to prove that thesis”, said Adam Schaub, CEO and co-founder of Strange Quest.
Strange Quest recently closed its’ first seed round for $2,2 m with Initial Capital acting as lead investor, Manta Ray as co-lead and Global Founders Capital as third fund investor. Three Swedish investors also took part in the round.
Alvaro Alvarez del Rio, Partner at Initial Capital, who led the investment round, said: We believe making native game mechanics and traditionally complex genres accessible to broad audiences is currently one of the main trends in the mobile games sector. Given their phenomenal track record of execution and leadership at KING, the team at Strange Quest are perfectly positioned to leverage that trend and create outstanding multiplayer experiences for the mass market. We look forward to supporting the team as they transform this ambitious vision into a reality”.
Strange Quest now looks forward to focus fully on their core business – to create fast, explosive and action packed multiplayer games for the mobile games market. Strange Quest is also actively looking for passionate and experienced game development talent who together with the founding team wants to be a part of re-drawing the map for the mobile games market.